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ABA weighs in on California Supreme Court case affecting state's new bail reform law

The case involves ... about California’s recently enacted bail reform law, NPR reports. Among those expressing doubts is Chesa Boudin, an assistant public defender for the city and county of San ... read more

Court’s hearing of sports betting case weighs heavily for Nevada

The deal came just two months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting sports betting in most states ... in his new position at the Henderson Police headquarters, Monday, April 29, ... read more

Some say California's bail system is broken. Here's how two legislators plan to help fix it

They cite state law that already prohibits excessive bail ... the new programs and risk-assessment models have been studied further. Others suggested waiting until the Pretrial Detention Reform Work ... read more

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Supreme Court to Weigh in on Induced Infringement

This is the issue upon which certiorari was granted, and we expect that, through this case, the Supreme Court will determine the legal standard for what the knowledge requirement is for a claim of ... read more


The case against solitary confinement

There have been major steps forward in some states. But there’s considerable need for more progress — and wider acknowledgment that this is something that we are all accountable for. As Laura Rovner, ... read more

Lawyer can be sanctioned for frivolous challenge to bail reform, 10th Circuit rules

Previously, judges had relied on a set schedule to set bail that was based on the severity of the charged offense. The New Mexico Supreme Court struck down ... he told the ABA Journal. There is some ... read more

Employment Cases To Watch In The Second Half Of 2016

BFI’s appeal has prompted a wide range of parties to weigh in, including Microsoft Corp., which filed an amicus brief saying the board’s new standard ... SW General Inc., case number 15-1251, in the ... read more

New Mexico vote: Should people be stuck in jail because they’re poor?

The U.S. Department of Justice considers the money bail system largely unconstitutional, disproportionately affecting poor people and, in many cases ... appearance in court. Daniels soon became New ... read more

March 26 Updates on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Hearing

“The Supreme Court never gives you an ... same-sex marriage in the Proposition 8 case, for instance, would continue to allow most states to permit or forbid same-sex marriage. Q. What are the ... read more

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Two Executions

The Arkansas Supreme Court blocked executions ... debate nationwide. California prosecutors are pursuing capital punishment in several major murder cases despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s halt to executions ... read more

Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Indirect” Discharges Require NPDES Permits

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari on a critical question affecting the scope of the Clean Water Act ... The Court will hear the case, County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, No. 18-260, ... read more

Jailed immigrants see double standard in US bail reform stance

‘The great irony’ Over the past 20 months, the U.S. Justice Department has railed against scenarios like the one Terrones is in as officials have championed bail reform ... the U.S. Supreme Court will ... read more



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